Matador Headlines

  • 18 Jun

    Ready to Rock

    YUMA, Ariz. – The Arizona Western College women’s soccer program announced Nicole Acosta as the team’s new head coach on Friday, and now she is ready to start rolling here in Yuma. The Goodyear, Arizona native is the team’s fourth head coach in team history.

  • 12 Jun

    Long Ball

    YUMA, Ariz. – Awards keep rolling in for Arizona Western College third baseman Sean Roby. The Matador sophomore was named an NJCAA All-America Honorable Mention yesterday afternoon.

  • 06 Jun


    YUMA, Ariz. – Former Arizona Western College baseball pitcher Carlos Vega was selected in the 21st round by the Chicago Cubs earlier in the afternoon during the MLB Draft. Vega spent the last two seasons at Southeast Missouri State after playing for two years with the Mats.

  • 06 Jun

    Big Hoss

    YUMA, Ariz. – Sean Roby spent the entire baseball season smashing baseballs for the Arizona Western College baseball team, and now he was drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 12th round.

    “It means the world to me,” Roby said. “Words can’t explain how I feel. God is good.”

  • 29 May

    Keep Playing

    YUMA, Ariz. – The best season in team history is in the books for the Arizona Western College women’s soccer team. Now, the team will wave goodbye to Karla Navarro (Vanguard University), Pabla Sicairos (Sterling College) and Mitzy Rangel (Ottawa University-Surprise). The three will join Cinthya Samaniego (signed with Minot State on Signing Day) as the latest women’s soccer players to transition to the four-year level.

  • 24 May

    Great Eight

    YUMA, Ariz. – Graduation has passed, and the Arizona Western College men’s soccer team will send eight players on to their next step both academically and athletically next fall.

  • 19 May

    Bad Beats Bounce Mats

    TWIN FALLS, Idaho – The top two baseball teams in the west duked it out Saturday afternoon in the West District Finals, and nine innings wasn’t enough. Arizona Western College (49-16) lost to the College of Southern Idaho (50-10) 4-3 in 11 innings. A couple of close plays hurt the Mats in a game where every baserunner proved invaluable, and CSI stayed unbeaten at home this season.

  • 18 May

    Next Guy Up

    TWIN FALLS, Idaho – The Arizona Western College baseball team (49-15) won a second win-or-go-home on Friday night by taking out Salt Lake Community College (36-18) 10-0 in five innings. The Mats racked up 10 runs on 10 hits, and the bottom of the order combined to go 5-8 at the plate to keep the line moving.

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